Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edmonia Lewis

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John Mercer Langston John Mercer Langston 18291897 was Virginias first African American congressman serving one term from 1879 to 1881 Born a free man in Louisa County La. Black History Facts, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, African American History, Black People, Vintage Black, The Incredibles, Howard University, State University

John Mercer Langston, African American abolitionist, attorney, educator, activist and politician. The first Dean of the Law school at Howard University, the first president of Virginia State University, and Virginia's first African American congressman

How did Fanny Jackson Coppin Transform the Lives of African-Americans?: Fanny Jackson Coppin, first African-American woman to serve as principal of a school Black History Month, Historic Philadelphia, Normal School, School Life, African American History, Women In History, History Facts, Black Women, Black Girls

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Fannie Jackson was born a slave in Washington D.C. on October 15, 1837. She gained her freedom when her aunt was able to purchase her at the age of twelve. Through her teen years Jackson worked as a servant for the author George Henry Calvert … Read MoreFannie Jackson Coppin (1837-1913)

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s a photo of the women in the class of 1855 courtesy of the Oberlin College Archives. What Oberlin women inspire you? Ap Us History, World History, Black History, Family History, Edmonia Lewis, Reform Movement, Happy International Women's Day, One Wave, African American History

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Edmonia Lewis Title The Death of Cleopatra Date 1876 Medium marble Current location Smithsonian American Art Museum Cleopatra, Edmonia Lewis, Historical Art, Western Art, The Life, Oeuvre D'art, American Artists, Art World, Art History

101 Artists You Should Remember This International Women's Day

In honor of International Women's Day and the #5womenartists campaign, we're recognizing the women who left a mark on art history.

Colonial Hall and the first Ladies Hall - Oberlin College, Ohio Edmonia Lewis, Biography, Colonial, Mirrors, Ohio, United States, College, America, Sculpture

View of Colonial Hall and the first Ladies Hall

A photograph (late 1850s or early 1860s) by Isaac Oakes. 3 1/8 x 5 in. Used courtesy of the Oberlin College Archives.

Hagar by Edmonia Lewis. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum collection, one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art made in the United States. Austin Osman Spare, August Sander, Albert Bierstadt, Alphonse Mucha, African American Artist, American Artists, Rodin, Edmonia Lewis, Greece

Hagar

Hagar by Edmonia Lewis. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum collection, one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art made in the United States.

Hiawatha in Rome: Edmonia Lewis and Figures from Longfellow by user from Antiques & Fine Art magazine Edmonia Lewis, Augusta Savage, Sherrie Levine, Cornelia Parker, Harvard Art Museum, Louise Bourgeois, Magazine Art, Installation Art, Sculptures

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

Harvard Art Museums

Minnehaha and Hiawatha by Edmonia Lewis at the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts NYC Edmonia Lewis, Museum Of Fine Arts, Metropolitan Museum, Mirrors, Nyc, Sculpture, Statue, Mirror, Sculpting

Minnehaha and Hiawatha by Edmonia Lewis at the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts NYC

John Mercer Langston was an Oberlin graduated who became a lawyer who defended Edmonia Lewis in court. congressman from Virginia. Edmonia Lewis, Lawyer, Abraham Lincoln, Mirrors, Virginia, How To Become, Sculpture, Stone, Mirror

John Mercer Langston was an Oberlin graduated who became a lawyer who defended Edmonia Lewis in court. In 1890, he became a U.S. congressman from Virginia.

The Meeting House, Tappan Square, and Oberlin Institute Buildings - 1846 Edmonia Lewis, Mirrors, Buildings, College, Sculpture, Stone, House, Painting, Outdoor

Early Oberlin

The Meeting House, Tappan Square, and Oberlin Institute Buildings - 1846

exhibit featuring Edmonia Lewis and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Edmonia Lewis, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Exhibit, Authors, Mirrors, Sculpture, Stone, Home Decor, Homemade Home Decor

exhibit featuring Edmonia Lewis and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1995)

Jeannine Atkins is the author of the new young adult novel in verse Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edm. Edmonia Lewis, Teacher Librarian, Atkins, Interview, Mirrors, Stone, Writing Letters, Spotlight, February

Q&A with Jeannine Atkins

Jeannine Atkins is the author of the new young adult novel in verse Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edm...